Ryan_Fitts_LS311-04_Unit_7_Assignment

Ryan_Fitts_LS311-04_Unit_7_Assignment - 1 Assignment Unit 7...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Unit 7 Assignment By: Ryan Fitts LS311-04 1
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
“The common-law doctrine of respondeat superior was established in seventeenth-century England to define the legal liability of an employer for the actions of an employee. The doctrine was adopted in the United States and has been a fixture of agency law. It provides a better chance for an injured party to actually recover damages, because under respondeat superior the employer is liable for the injuries caused by an employee who is working within the scope of his employment relationship.” Read more: Respondeat Superior - When Is An Employee On The Job? - Employer, Employment, Scope, Liable, Actions, and Agent http://law.jrank.org/pages/9834/Respondeat-Superior.html#ixzz1HGmujHUN The factors that are considered in determining whether a particular act is subject to Respondeat Superior according to Miller, R., & Jentz, G. (2008). 1. Whether the employee’ act was authorized by the employer.
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course BUS L 311 taught by Professor Markskipper during the Spring '11 term at Kaplan University.

Page1 / 4

Ryan_Fitts_LS311-04_Unit_7_Assignment - 1 Assignment Unit 7...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online